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We offer a wide range of sewing machine classes to teach you the fundamentals of your new sewing machine, serger, embroidery machine or embroidery software.  When you purchase a machine from us, we provide your machine classes free of charge. If you purchased your machine elsewhere, we would still love to have you in one of our classes or clubs, but there is a fee attached.

Check out our current class schedule and give us a call, we would love to have you in class. Space is limited so you must register. For those classes that require a fee, the class fee must be paid before your name is on the list.

Classes


To rent an APQS machine, you will first need to take the certification course. In this class you will learn what is necessary to use the longarm machines.

Cost: $ 90.00
Each month we will be demonstrating new techniques in Sewing , Quilting and Embroidery as well as the newest products coming out and a time to show and tell. From Sewing, Quilting to Embroidery if you are a sewing enthusiast like me the chance to learn something new is always so exciting. We will meet the Second Friday of the Month from 11:00am -1:00pm.

Cost: $ 5.00
Guide Class 1 - Learn the basics of your new sewing machine, from threading and bobbin winding to machine settings and maintenance.This class will also cover gathering, satin stitch, heirloom applique, stipple quilting, programming stitches as well as omnimotion and much more.

Cost: $ FREE
Guide Class 2- Embroidery Basics and Learning positioning, combined designs, frame work and connectivity between computer and your machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Guide Class 3 Learn scanning features of the dream machine, the quilting feature, and how to digitize right on your machine's screen.

Cost: $ FREE
JOIN US FOR TWO DAYS USING SEW STEADY QUILTING RULERS AND LEARN HOW TO QUILT LIKE A PRO ON YOUR HOME MACHINE. We will learn using the Sampler Set & Feathers Set Rulers

Cost: $ 199.00
You don't want to miss this amazing hands-on class with Joyce Hughes! Joyce is an amazing award winning fiber artists that uses her domestic sewing machine to create breathtaking fabric panels and quilts using raw-edge applique, thread painting and other various embellishment techniques. During the class she will walk you through the process of creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art using your domestic sewing machine! Want to learn Dimensional Thread Painting but you think it is too hard. I often hear, I am not creative and Can my Machine do this? etc., etc., Yes, You are Creative and Yes, you can do this on your Domestic Sewing Machine!!! In this class you will start with a Beautiful Panel to Create a piece of Art! You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selection, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zig zag and straight stitching, bobbin work and embellishing with netting and crystals. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design. You will use Thread as Paint ?sew with different types of threads and color combinations. Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension to your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a One of Kind piece of Art!

Cost: $ 149.00
Techniques Taught: Free Motion Quilting, Dimensional Thread Painting, Overlay Application, Chrystal Embellishment and Bobbin Work and More! Joyce is an Award Winning self-taught quilter and fiber artist. Her first quilt was a tee-shirt quilt, which she enjoyed making, but felt limited in the ability to express her artistic capabilities. Within several months, she began to design pictorial landscape quilts using raw edge applique, thread painting, and a variety of embellishments. Never knowing the "rules" she broke a lot of them, but with exciting results! Amazingly, her first art quilt, "Mother?s Day", was entered into a National Show and won a Blue Ribbon. This has led to numerous awards, recognition and opportunities in the quilting world. One Proud accomplishments of Joyce's, in October, 2012, she was selected as McCall's Quilt Designer 2012 - Professional Category for McCall?s Quilting Magazine. Currently, Joyce has a new book, Creating Art Quilts with Panels - working with Fabric Panels to create dimension and texture with threads and embellishments- Creating a style of her own! Joyce loves to teach and share her tips. One of her Greatest accomplishments is when a student creates their own Art work following Joyce's technique of Dimensional Thread Painting!

Cost: $ 25.00